Why Data Analytics as a Career?

logo The global data sphere will reach 175 zettabytes by 2025 – 26 times the distance from Moon to Earth! IDC
logo According to a Mckinsey Report, Data, analytics, and information services will grow fastest: 16-18% per year.
logo According to Linkedin, Analytical Reasoning, AI, and Business Analysis are the top 10 hard skills.
logo According to a Mckinsey Report, Amazon's recommendation system, which uses data for creating a personalized page, is responsible for 35% of its total revenue.

How will this CBDA Course help you?

logo As an experienced or an aspiring Business Analyst, this certification will empower you not only to perform the Business Analyst's role but also to work on end-to-end projects with data scientist professionals in Data Analytics/Business Intelligence Projects.
logo As a data scientist or analyst, this certification will expand your horizons from core data-related activities to high-level business decision-making and effective interactions with business analysts.

Key elements


IIBA Endorsed Course (16-hrs)

IIBA Approved course with 16 hrs PDs/CDUs.


Case Studies Discussions

Detailed discussion on CBDA book case studies.


Mind-maps and Flashcards

Complete your last-minute preparations using specially curated mind-maps, flashcards, and cross-words.


Mock Questions and Drills

500+ Mock questions and drills with detailed performance reporting.

Course features

  •    Video Lectures

  •    Trainer Presentation
  •    4 Full-length Tests

  •    500+ Mock Questions & Drills
  •    Case Studies

  •    Mindmaps & Crosswords
  •    Flashcards & Match-making


Mufaddal Haidermota

Mufaddal Haidermota

CBDA Self-Learning (CBDA Certified)

Associate Customer Care Analyst at Priceline


The overall course material was helpful, especially the CBDA Test Series, Mind Maps, and Cheat Sheets.The course ...Read More really helped me in brushing up on my concepts and learn new concepts, techniques, and approaches along the way.Read Less

Elzahn Oosthuizen

Elzahn Oosthuizen

Senior Business Analyst at Altron Systems Integration


The TechCanvass IIBA-CBDA online course is really comprehensive and well structured.The mind maps ...Read More and cheat sheets also really helped providing good summary material. The mock questions and 4 full test exams also really helped me to prepare properly for the exams. The course material and mock exams are of a very high standard and also summarized nicely everything that is important for the exam. Passed with higher for most domains on my first attempt thanks to TechCanvass! I also liked the fact that TechCanvass contacted me directly and checked in on my progress as well as inform me that I can ask for additional assistance whenever required.Read Less

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Why you should choose this course?


Detailed Analysis of IIBA CBDA Guide Case Studies

This course is not just designed to cover the theory but will also cover practical case studies for the sub-topics to deepen understanding. They will help in understanding how different tasks are performed. We cover several real-life case studies from various industries like retail, telecom, etc. Along with the smaller case studies, this course will also provide an in-depth explanation of the IIBA CBDA domain-wise case studies by an SME, which will give a better understanding of how business data analytics works in the industry.


500+ Mock Questions Drills

You need a lot of practice to answer the multiple-choice scenario-based certification questions. Our question bank equipped with chapter-wise questions, full-length questions, and drills (crosswords, matchmaking, identify me, etc.) will prepare to crack CBDA in the first attempt! A detailed reporting section captures your performance as well.


Cheat Sheets & Other Resources

Our course will provide Knowledge Area to Technique Mapping & Technique To Knowledge Area Mapping for a quick reference of the techniques used in CBDA. Other resources like the mind-maps, crosswords, flashcards, study guide, reference library along with a study plan will not only help you crack CBDA but also equip you to work as a Business Data Analyst in the industry.


BABOK Techniques Video

IIBA CBDA Certification exam does expect you to know BABOK techniques conceptually as there are a few questions in the exam. So we have created a video for quick revision of all the BABOK techniques in around 90 minutes.

Course preview

Introduction to CBDA
Introduction to Business Data Analytics

CBDA course syllabus

Fundamentals of Data Science/Analytics
1 Introduction to Data Science/Analytics
2 Use cases for Data Science/Analytics
3 Data Science lifecycle
4 Types of Data Analytics.
5 Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning overview
Introduction to Certification in Business data analytics (CBDA)
1 Eligibility Criteria
2 Six Business Data Analytics Domains
Business Analysis and Data Analytics
1 Business Analysis in Data Analytics Projects
2 Business Analysis Vs Data Analytics
Introduction to Business Data analytics Domains
1 Identify the Research Questions – 20% (Domain 1)
2 Source Data – 15% (Domain 2)
3 Analyze Data – 16% (Domain 3)
4 Interpret and Report Results – 20% (Domain 4)
5 Use Results to Influence Business Decision Making – 20% (Domain 5)
6 Guide Organization-level Strategy for Business Analytics - 9% (Domain 6)
Domain 1: Identify the Research Questions
1 Define Business Problem or Opportunity.
2 Identify and Understand the Stakeholders,
3 Assess Current State,
4 Define Future State,
5 Formulate Research Questions,
6 Plan Business Data Analytics Approach, and
7 Select Techniques for Identify the Research Questions
Domain 2: Source Data
1 Plan Data Collection,
2 Determine the Data Sets,
3 Collect Data, and
4 Validate Data.
Domain 3: Analyze Data
1 Develop Data Analysis Plan,
2 Prepare Data,
3 Explore Data,
4 Perform Data Analysis, and
5 Assess the Analytics and System Approach Taken
Domain 4: Interpret and Report Results
1 Validate Understanding of Stakeholders,
2 Plan Stakeholder Communication,
3 Determine Communication Needs of Stakeholders,
4 Derive Insights from Data, and
5 Document and Communicate Findings from Completed Analysis, and
6 Select Techniques for Interpret and Reporting Results
Domain 5: Use Results to Influence Business Decision-Making
1 Recommend Actions,
2 Develop Implementation Plan, and
3 Manage Change.
Domain 6: Guide Organizational-Level Strategy for Business Data Analytics
1 Organizational Strategy,
2 Talent Strategy, and
3 Data Strategy.
1 Business Simulation
2 Business Visualizations
3 Concept Modelling
4 Data Dictionary
5 Data Flow Diagrams
6 Data Mapping
7 Data Storytelling
8 Decision Modelling and Analysis
9 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics
10 Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL)
11 Exploratory Data Analysis
12 Hypothesis Formulation and Testing
13 Interface Analysis
14 Optimization
15 Problem Shaping and Reframing
16 Stakeholder List, Map, or Personas
17 Survey and Questionnaire
18 Technical Visualizations
19 The Big Idea
20 3-Minute Story
Case Study
1 Domain 1: Fraud Detection and Predictive Analytics Case study at an Investment bank
2 Domain 2: Voice termination fraud Case study
3 Domain 3: Exploratory Data analysis and Life Insurance company Case study
4 Domain 4: HiFive Ice cream Case Study
5 Domain 5: E-commerce retailer and UK giftware and online gifting industry
6 Domain 6: E-commerce retailer Case study

CBDA course certification

In the end, you will get a course certificate from Techcanvass and an assessment report on your assignments.


CBDA Training Course Pricing

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Course Overview

  • Learn at your own pace
  • IIBA Approved Course
  • Question Bank and Drills
  • Study Guide
  • TechEdge Portal - 1 year Course

Assisted Learning Sessions

  • Not Applicable

CBDA Question Bank and Flashcards

  • 500+ Mock Questions
  • 4-full length tests
  • Crossword puzzles

Study Materials

  • Mind maps
  • Data Analytics Fundamentals Guide
  • Flash Cards

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₹ 10,533

(25% OFF)

[GST Extra]

Expires in 01 D 11 H 09 M 25 S

Course Overview

  • Learn at your own pace
  • IIBA Approved Course
  • Question Bank and Drills
  • Study Guide
  • TechEdge Portal - 1 year Course

Assisted Learning Sessions

  • Saturday 7:30 -8:30 PM (India Time) - 4 sessions

CBDA Question Bank and Flashcards

  • 500+ Mock Questions
  • 4-full length tests
  • Crossword puzzles

Study Materials

  • Mind maps
  • Data Analytics Fundamentals Guide
  • Flash Cards

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What is Business Data Analytics?

Business data analytics is a practice by which a specific set of techniques, competencies, and procedures are applied to perform continuous exploration, iteration, and investigation of past and current business data to obtain insights about a business that can improve decision-making. It uses business analysis and analytics disciplines to create better business outcomes through evidence-driven business decisions.

What are the IIBA CBDA eligibility criteria?

There are no eligibility criteria for this certification, but IIBA recommends relevant work experience of two to three years of analysis-related business analytics work.

What is the IIBA CBDA Certification Cost?

The certification cost is $450 for members and $575 for non-members.
The retake fee is $400 for members and $525 for non-members.
The renewal fee is $30 for members and $50 for non-members.

How is the IIBA CBDA exam pattern?

The IIBA CBDA exam is offered as an online remote proctored exam that requires a desktop or laptop, an internet connection, a working webcam, and a microphone.
The exam tests your ability to answer questions focused on real-world scenarios. It is aligned with the six Blueprint Domains (Knowledge Areas). Each domain has a different weightage. The exam consists of 75 multiple-choice, scenario-based questions to be completed within 2 hours. Passing marks are based on the cut score using a psychometric procedure.

Why should you be a Certified Business Data Analyst?

Business data analytics strikes a balance between business analysis and data analytics, which helps obtain insights that can improve decision-making. Your strong business analysis skills, combined with the competencies and knowledge required for a business analytics project, will make you eligible for many exciting and in-demand opportunities. Earning this certification informs employers of your passion for and competencies in performing business analysis on analytics initiatives.

What is the difference between a Business Analyst's and a Business Data Analyst's role and responsibilities?

A Business Analysts's activities involve understanding enterprise problems and goals, analyzing needs and solutions, devising strategies, driving change, and facilitating stakeholder collaboration. In addition to this, a Business Data Analyst works with data and other related activities like collecting correct data, preparing data, exploratory data analysis, deriving insights from data, communicating findings, and guiding organizational-level analytics strategy.

Can only Business Analysts benefit from this certification?

Certainly not! Various professionals like analysts, developers, testers, data scientists, consultants, data storytellers, business development, transformation managers can benefit from this certification. Business professionals can understand more about using data to solve problems. Data professionals can understand the business aspect of what happens before and after analyzing data, basically the end-to-end cycle. In fact, any professional working with data can benefit from this certification.

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